But damn. That was as ugly of a natty as you’ll ever see. At least Georgia’s 65-7 blowout of TCU had a hilarity factor.I guess the only humorous element to this dud of a game was how the officiating crew committed an epic feature-film length comedy’s worth of errors.
As amazing as Huskies quarterback Michael Penix Jr. played in the CFP semifinals, he was awful on Monday night. Blew a wide-open touchdown on fourth down early on. Began the second half with a careless interception, just as Washington had wrested back the momentum. Penix wasn’t sharp enough for his team to win anyway. And. AND… the refs made it a lot easier on the Wolverines by swallowing their whistles all evening.
Your head will spin when you see how on one of Michigan’s TD runs and its biggest pass play of the night, they got away with blatant holding penalties.
Sorry but it was hard to take this game seriously at all.
With how ridiculously skewed the officiating was to Michigan’s benefit, you can’t help but think about how this 15-0 perfect season is also marred by TWO suspensions served by Harbaugh.The second one was for a sign-stealing scandal. Like, think about that for a second. What the hell?
I’m being a little facetious about all the sign-stealing nonsense, but come on. You can’t deny how funny it looks that the Wolverines appeared to pay off the refs with that sort of illicit Connor Stalions gamesmanship going on behind the scenes.
It’s not like this is the rantings and ravings of a conspiracy theorist nut. Look at all the people who happened to notice Monday’s refereeing travesty.
A couple missed holding calls on UM, no call for 12 men on the field against Michigan’s D, didn’t even take a look at potential targeting on Westover, and now that terrible holding call which changes the game. I hate blaming the refs but this has been bad… #CFPChampionship
This feels like the least inspiring title win for a team in years like sure Michigan played better and you can’t argue they didn’t deserve it but you’re *scraping* by with a D+ game by Penix and ref help on your side idk man I’m just underwhelmed I guess
To me, all these are egregious. What a bummer for a championship to be so heavily decided by a one-sided officiating crew. Oh well. Go Blue, I guess.
Can’t blame Michigan’s players. They were playing the cards they were dealt, and shut down Washington’s elite passing attack. Penix was frazzled to such a degree where, in his sixth year of college ball, he was spraying off-target throws all over the place with no regard for passing mechanics whatsoever. Complete pretzel brain. Not taking anything away from how the Wolverines played this one out.
…All I’m saying is, I could point to a blatant infraction on damn near every significant offensive play Michigan made in this game.
So could a lot of people with eyeballs who were watching…